The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

Finding out about the Catholic Faith

“The time is fulfilled and the Kingdom of God has come near; repent and believe in the good news.” Mark 1:15

Proclaiming the good news of our salvation in Christ, as understood and received by the Church’s faith, is at the heart of God;. In these pages, you can find out information about our faith and how you can be united to Christ, through His Church and the Sacraments. Although the full depth of of , we have tried to provide a brief summary of what Catholics believe, and suggestions for where you can discover more, Many people who are attracted by the beauty and goodness of the Christian story of our redemption wonder if it can really be rational to place their trust in Christ in the modern world. We’ve tried to answer some questions about the rationality and relevance of Catholic faith, and also to provide some guidance for those ready to take the life-changing step of embracing Catholic faith.

No one should think that this invitation is not meant for him or her, since “no one is excluded from the joy brought by the Lord”. The Lord does not disappoint those who take this risk; whenever we take a step towards Jesus, we come to realize that he is already there, waiting for us with open arms. Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium, 3.